Announcements
06.02.2020 - 07.02.2020 Research project Worlds of (Under)Development: processes and legacies of the Portuguese colonial empire in a comparative perspective (1945-1975), Center for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Prolonging and reinventing dynamics visible in the interwar period, one of the most salient processes associated with the aftermath of the Second World War was the internationalisation of arguments, debates, norms and policies dealing with social issues. The tentative definition and implementation of standards and policies aiming at human welfare, through the (re)distribution of and access to goods and resources, increasingly included international and transnational actors and expertise.

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Reviews
Rev. by Immanuel R. Harisch, Plattform Mobile Kulturen und Gesellschaften, Universität Wien

Der vorzustellende Sammelband ist das Ergebnis einer Konferenz aus dem Jahr 2012 an der Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg (FZH). Ausgehend von der hanseatischen Tradition im Kaffeesektor nahm sich die Tagung zum Ziel, Lokal- und Regionalstudien mit weltweiten Zusammenhängen zu verflechten.

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Articles
By Stefan Telle

1. Populism, Citizenship, European Integration

The paper seeks to make a contribution to the debate[1] around explaining the recent surge in populism across the European Union (EU). To this end, it critically engages with the “supply- and demand-paradigm” in populism research.[2] The paper identifies several deficiencies (i.e.

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Conference Reports
19.07.2019 - 21.07.2019 Manuela Bauche, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin; Katharina Schramm, Chair for Social and Cultural Anthropology and Cluster of Excellence "Africa Multiple", University of Bayreuth; Nadine Siegert, Iwalewahaus Bayreuth / Goethe-Institute Johannesburg
By Manuela Bauche, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin; Katharina Schramm, Chair for Social and Cultural Anthropology and Cluster of Excellence "Africa Multiple", University of Bayreuth; Nadine Siegert, Iwalewahaus Bayreuth / Goethe-Institute Johannesburg

At the end of 2018, cultural politics in Germany and many other European states were shaken by the debate on how European museums should deal with objects originating from colonial contexts. Until now, this debate is dominated by actors from the museum field in Europe, while African and African-Diasporic voices are often marginalized.

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Opportunities
31.01.2020 - 01.02.2020 University of California Irvine